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Don Holt

Jan 3, 2010

Career Center offers on-the-job training

Starting in January, the Missouri Career Center will offer an “On-the-Job-Training” program that can reimburse eligible employers up to 50 percent of a new worker’s wages for up to six months. The OJT program in St. Charles County will have limited funds available, and companies must meet certain employment criteria to participate, said Ray Randolph, […]

May 29, 2009

More jobs at CitiMortgage

Every day there seems to be a new report about a company laying off workers. But there is one major employer in St. Charles County that has been hiring in recent months. During the past two months the county Department of Workforce Development has seen increased orders for personnel come in from CitiMortgage’s headquarters in […]

May 8, 2009

What if?

Wentzville officials are starting to contemplate what was once unthinkable: the permanent shutdown of the General Motors van-assembly plant. This summer General Motors will shut down its Wentzville assembly plant for seven weeks. The automaker said the plant will close beginning with the week of June 8 and lasting through the week of July 20. […]

May 1, 2009

County gets more funds for job training

Officials will put the $1.56 million in federal stimulus money St. Charles County will receive into helping dislocated workers and providing training and work for teens and young adults. Close to $900,000 of the federal money will be used to provide services for laid-off workers and other adults seeking job training assistance, said Don Holt, […]

Jan 20, 2009

County seeks stimulus plan to help fight unemployment

In an effort to spur the local economy and create jobs, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann is proposing a “local stimulus package” aimed at spending $130 million of taxpayer money already allocated to cities for road improvement projects. But will expediting local road improvement projects make enough of an immediate impact to help the […]

Jan 5, 2009

New Year’s resolution for many: Find a job

For many out of work St. Charles County residents, the morning of New Year’s Eve wasn’t the time to prepare for an evening of champagne toasts and silly hats. It was just another day without a job. By 9:15 that morning, most of the computers at the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development were […]

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